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SLIDESHOW: NASA's Star Trail Pictures
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SLIDESHOW: NASA's Star Trail Pictures

By Robert IsenbergJune 15, 2012

Since the dawn of time, people have watched the stars. No matter how technological our lives become, we're still transfixed by those little pinpricks of light, just like our simian ancestors, as they continue to remind us that the universe is really, really big. But what yo...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: Blue Beetle (Ted Kord)

This Character Needs a Comic: Blue Beetle (Ted Kord)

By Steven RomanoJune 15, 2012

It’s not everyday that a major comic book publisher wants to wipe their continuity slate clean and rewrite the history of their beloved franchises. While initially (and temporarily) outraged, fans everywhere assumed that DC’s New 52 initiative would allow the publisher to revive long dead...More  →

Fiction Writing Challenge: Asteroid Mining
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Fiction Writing Challenge: Asteroid Mining

By Allison EmmJune 14, 2012

Congratulations JMKhungergamesfan, your battle of man vs. machine is depicted above. You’ve got two rebels tossing a grenade at the totalitarian government’s mind controlled droid. Oh, the robot carnage! If droids ever do try to take over the country, you can count on me to...More  →

Top 7 Most Prophetic SciFi Inventions

Top 7 Most Prophetic SciFi Inventions

By Becky FerreiraJune 14, 2012

The next generation of the Starship Enterprise might include you. An engineer named BTE Dan (as in "Build the Enterprise" Dan) has decided to "make it so" with his ambitious plan to construct a real version of the Enterprise in Earth orbit over the next...More  →

Andrew W.K. meets... My Little Pony?
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Andrew W.K. meets... My Little Pony?

By Swapna KrishnaJune 14, 2012

Yes, you read that headline right. According to Prefix Magazine, Andrew W.K. is going to put his motivational speaking skills to use at the My Little Pony convention in Ohio in late September. (And if you're asking yourself, "There's a My Little Pony convention??" we're...More  →

Books or eBooks? We say: Yes, Please!

Books or eBooks? We say: Yes, Please!

By Beth MishlerJune 14, 2012

Writer Jonathan Franzen made headlines awhile back when he dissed eBooks, saying they don’t have the same degree of permanence as plain ol’ books. When books are in electronic format, he said, it “always feels like we could delete that, change that, move it around...”...More  →

Graphic Detail: Batwoman Vol. 1: Hydrology Hardcover

Graphic Detail: Batwoman Vol. 1: Hydrology Hardcover

By Eric GarneauJune 14, 2012

Graphic Detail reviews a new graphic novel or trade paperback collection every week. Batwoman is one of the best series in DC Comics' New 52, and basically one of the best comics on the stands right now period. Don't believe me? Then check out Batwoman vol....More  →

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Gets a Motion Comic

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Gets a Motion Comic

By Robert IsenbergJune 14, 2012

It's been a wild decade for classic-character mashups, but none has proven its mettle like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. We love us some Sense and Sensibility and Seamonsters, Space Nazis, and Django Unchained. There's nothing like combining a vintage character with a zany modern twist....More  →

The 5 Graphic Novels That Changed My Life

The 5 Graphic Novels That Changed My Life

By Eric GarneauJune 14, 2012

Being that it's Book Week, a lot of the SparkNotes and MindHut crew are talking about books they've read that have changed their lives. Since I typically write about comics on these blogs, I thought it'd be appropriate for me to pay tribute to a...More  →

4 Reasons Spidey Will Never Be in an Avengers Movie
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4 Reasons Spidey Will Never Be in an Avengers Movie

By Scott GreenstoneJune 14, 2012

We can't count the amount of times we've heard in the past couple of months, "Why wasn't Spider-Man in the Avengers movie?" The climactic scene of The Avengers takes place in New York, so why wasn't Spider-Man around to help protect his beloved city? Was...More  →